GRILLED GINGER MAHI-MAHI
Yield: 4 servings
• 4 6-to-8 ounce Florida mahi-mahi fillets
• 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
• 6 shallots, minced
• 4 slices fresh ginger, unpeeled, minced
• 1 clove Florida garlic, minced
• black pepper to taste
• Florida Tropical Fruit Salsa (recipe follows), optional
Preheat grill or broiler.
Arrange fillets in grilling basket or on broiler pan coated with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
In a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat and add minced shallots, ginger and garlic. Cook 8 to 10 minutes until golden. Remove skillet from heat.
Set aside half of the ginger-shallot-garlic mixture.
Brush fillets with remaining ginger-shallot-garlic mixture. Grill or broil fillets 4 to 5 inches from heat for 6 minutes or until cooked through, turning once.
Transfer fillets to plates and drizzle with reserved shallot-ginger-garlic butter.
Serve with Florida Tropical Fruit Salsa, if desired.
Nutritional Value Per Serving: Calories 281, Calories From Fat 87, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 172mg, Total Carbohydrates 8g, Protein 39g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.23g
FLORIDA TROPICAL FRUIT SALSA
Yield: 4 servings
• 2 cups fresh pineapple, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
• 2 cups ripe Florida mango, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
• 3 tablespoons Florida cilantro, finely chopped
• 1 to 2 Florida jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
• 2 tablespoons fresh Florida lime juice
• 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl; chill. Before serving, taste for seasoning, adding more lime juice and/or brown sugar as needed.
Nutritional Value Per Serving: Calories 106, Calories From Fat 3, Total Fat 0.37g, Saturated Fat 0.07g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 0mg, Total Carbohydrates 28g, Protein 1g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.05g
Courtesy of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture Marketing